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October 15, 2011

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Tony Bates
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Start: 2011-10-16 15:00 EDT (Check Time Zones)
Finish: 2011-10-15 16:00 EDT
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Tony Bates introduces his week: "Welcome to week 6 of this Massive Open Online Course organized by George Siemens, Stephen Downes and Dave Cormier. If you want to participate but haven’t registered with #Change11, please do so now by clicking here. It’s free!

This week’s topic is Managing technology to transform teaching and looks at how university and college management can bring about changes to transform the institution. A key theme of the discussions will be: Can change come from within, or do we need to re-invent new forms of higher education that are de-institutionalized?"

Sunday, 3:00 p.m. Eastern!

Blog Posts

This is a list of the blog posts mentioning the change11 keyword or tag harvested from the list of blogs submitted by participants.
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#Change11 Is Connectivism a New and Emerging Learning Theory?
suifaijohnmak, Learner Weblog
As a disclosure, I am a believer on Connectivism as a New Learning Theory. My stance has remained, since I attended CCK08, and then all other MOOCs. I also trust that Connectivism could make a difference, in education and learning, … Continue reading → [Link] Sat, 15 Oct 2011 13:38:42 +0000 [Comment]

#change11 random notes trying to tie it together
Cathy, Cathy Anderson
Change11 a lot of random notes on this week! I have been grasping at what digital scholarship means for me.  Digital is defined in various ways such as;   Electronic technology that generates, stores, and processes data in terms of two states: positive and non-positive. Positive is expressed or represented by the number 1 and [...] Related posts:#change11 Mobile Learning week and other random stuff on Web 2.0 Yes I know sometimes my blog posts can take a... Unedited totally random notes! I .... [Link] Sat, 15 Oct 2011 15:56:22 +0000 [Comment]

Jeffrey's Twitter Updates for 2011-10-15
Jeffrey Keefer, Silence and Voice
I just received FedEx notification that my @VerizonWireless pre-ordered iPh@ne 4S was just delivered! # My post "Open Content: Considerations and Thoughts in #change11 quot; is meant as an advocatus diaboli #change11 #phdchat # Recording: David Wiley ~ #change11 # Powered by Twitter Tools Similar Posts: Jeffrey’s Twitter Updates for 2011-01-12 OPENBLOCK... [Link] Sat, 15 Oct 2011 06:25:00 +0000 [Comment]

Change11: Connectives, Collectives
Viplav Baxi, CCK08-11 - Viplav Baxi
The position paper by Allison Littlejohn and her presentation leaves me a bit challenged, particularly in terms of the vocabulary. If you recall, there was a large amount of discussion in CCK around groups vs. networks (and Terry Anderson’s session here), collective vs. connectives, the entire crowdsourcing hype (p16 on Paul Anderson’s What is Web 2.0), the Critical Literacies MOOC and [...] [Link] Sat, 15 Oct 2011 04:53:22 +0000 [Comment]

Twitter Updates for 2011-10-15
t.stafford, Desperately Seeking Fusion™
RT @erikapaezv: The Role of Feedback on Skill Development #eLearning @Virtualismg @tmstaffordllc # RT @weejeemedia: The Social Media Daily is out! @Virtualismg @tmiket # RT @atrixware: Trends for the Future of Online Learning: #lms @Virtualismg @tmstaffordllc # RT Should Schools Get Over Their 'Love Affair' with iPad? #ipadchat #slide2learn #edutech @Virtualismg [...] [Link] Sat, 15 Oct 2011 06:00:00 +0000 [Comment]

Is Content King?
Viplav Baxi, CCK08-11 - Viplav Baxi
Inundated by familiar arguments regarding open content, debates on re-use, freemium business models for open content publishers, moral and economic arguments for open textbooks and so on, by David Wiley at #Change11, I can’t help but ask – Is Content King? Content is king for publishers, authors and institutions in the educational context. This is [...] [Link] Sat, 15 Oct 2011 02:30:53 +0000 [Comment]

#Change11 Connectivism re-visited
suifaijohnmak, Learner Weblog
I am still reflecting on this part of Connectivism, when Jenny writes: I think it would help to say what it is not – and that might help to distinguish it from communities of practice (although Wenger et al have already published … Continue reading → [Link] Sat, 15 Oct 2011 00:38:32 +0000 [Comment]

what is important in learning? Storage, knowledge, connections? #change11
jaapsoft2, connectiv
In the life session of today someone (brainysmurf1234 (?)) asked my opinion on learning. And because English is not my language and because I am a slow thinking person, I had to think some time for an answer. One very old and very wrong definition of learning is: “learning is storing knowledge in the brains.” [...] [Link] Fri, 14 Oct 2011 21:25:36 +0000 [Comment]

Martin Weller’s „Next-big-thingism"
asfiri, eLearning(s)
Although Martin Weller, professor of eduactional technology at the Open University in the UK, advocates the great potential of digital technologies in teaching and research, he does point out that our new  practices come along with many drawbacks and serious … Continue reading → [Link] Fri, 14 Oct 2011 20:35:32 +0000 [Comment]

Open Content: Considerations and Thoughts in #change11
Jeffrey Keefer, Silence and Voice
This week found our #change11 MOOC focusing on open content with David Wiley. Not familiar with David’s work prior to the first synchronous discussion of the week (the recording is here), I had only a cursory understanding of open content, after which I started to learn that it involves content that can be reused, revised, OPENBLOCK... [Link] Fri, 14 Oct 2011 19:33:15 +0000 [Comment]

nearly heard…
Lou Mcgill, loumcgill
Whilst listening to the change11 mooc broadcast on dltv today I was also making some art dammit for ds106. I was listening to Stephen Downes talking about the fact that when conversations happen between people who are ‘well’  connected -others are left out. I thought it was very interesting that Stephen seemed to feel disconnected [...] [Link] Fri, 14 Oct 2011 18:10:12 +0000 [Comment]

#Change11: Welcome to week 5: Managing Technology to Transform Teaching
Tony Bates, Tony Bates
Welcome Welcome to week 5 of this Massive Open Online Course organized by George Siemens, Stephen Downes and Dave Cormier. If you want to participate but haven’t registered with #Change11, please do so now by clicking here. It’s free! This week’s topic This week’s topic is Managing technology to transform teaching and looks at how university and college management can [...] [Link] Fri, 14 Oct 2011 19:39:37 +0000 [Comment]

Talk David Wiley, missed it, but the chat sure was interesting and more #change11
svmoose, Inside Irene Gould's head
I finally listened today to the David Wiley’s talk. Interesting. Even more interesting was the chatbox on the side. At some point I had to decide what to do: listen to David talking or following the chat. For some reason I seem to be the only person in the world (well, that’s how it feels [...] [Link] Fri, 14 Oct 2011 18:31:02 +0000 [Comment]

Open, Digital, Networked: The scholarship in the 21st century!
Mohsen Saadatmand, Digital Participation
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Whole, Deep Learning from a Hole in the Wall?
brainysmurf, 120 - Educational Technology - Insights, October 14, 2011.

Love this: "If children have interest then education happens." How true of us all. To address your question: "I asked myself in what ways is a MOOC a self organised system - one that might change in unexpected ways as it developed - and in what ways might it change?" I wonder to what degree we will give in to the temptations to structure, organize, measure and ultimately constrain the parameters of this new approach to learning. Will a mooc remain massive, open, online and a course? Even in today's synchronous session we were questioning the word 'course'. I find it very difficult to imagine the future though I feel it's not as far away as we [Comment]

A few thoughts on complexity (#change11)
brainysmurf, 262 - mikemccchangeblog, October 14, 2011.

It might be early days in figuring out what big button is needed to turn moocs 'on' for people but maybe it will be some kind of hybrid mashup of existing platforms rather than something new. To borrow from Jane Bozarth, it helps to meet learners where they already are. If learners are already on blogs, Twitter, FB, best to connect with them there (or make connections between those platforms) than to invent something new or [Comment]


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